mark Signs Actress Ashley Greene as New Brand Ambassador

NEW YORK, June 4 /CNW/ -- mark, the beauty and fashion boutique brand of Avon Products, has announced that the brand has signed one of Hollywood's most sought-after young film actresses, Ashley Greene, as its Brand Ambassador.

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"I am thrilled to join the mark family," said Ashley Greene. "mark has been on my radar not only because of their great fashion and beauty products, but because the brand inspires young women to feel beautiful inside and out. Through this partnership, I'm looking forward to empowering young women to feel confident, pursue their dreams and make their mark in the world -- just like I'm making mine."

In her role as Brand Ambassador, Ashley will represent the mark beauty and fashion portfolio and will appear in print and online advertising, in the mark magalog and on the mark website. She will also be a part of various initiatives in support of the m.powerment by mark campaign, including the brand's philanthropic effort dedicated to breaking the cycle of dating abuse and partner violence against young women. Ashley's first mark advertising campaign will be shot by famed photographer Patrick Demarchelier and will debut this fall.

"We are very excited to have Ashley join us as our Brand Ambassador and I look forward to introducing her to our mark Reps," said Claudia Poccia, Global President of mark. "Ashley is a fashion-forward, beautiful young woman who has solid goals and perseveres until she succeeds. Ashley also shares in our mission to empower young women. It is truly a perfect partnership."

About mark

mark is an expertly edited, on-trend beauty & fashion boutique brand that connects, engages and empowers young women to express their individuality and make their mark... in their own way, on their own terms. mark was created by Avon Products, Inc. in 2003 to re-imagine direct selling for the digital age and has been providing young women with the opportunity to open and grow their own businesses ever since.

mark's customizable product portfolio includes first-to-market beauty innovations and on-trend fashion and accessories items. The portfolio is currently available for purchase in the United States, Canada, Puerto Rico and the Dominican Republic. For more information, visit www.meetmark.com or follow mark on Facebook at facebook.com/mark-girl, Twitter @markgirl or on YouTube at youtube.com/user/markgirlTV.

About Ashley Greene

With six films slated for release in the next two years, Ashley Greene is one of Hollywood's most sought-after young film actresses. She is best known for her role as Alice Cullen in The Twilight Saga. Based on the No.1 New York Times bestselling series by Stephenie Meyer, the Twilight series is a collection of vampire novels that evolved into a global phenomenon after the release of the first movie in November 2008. Its sequel, The Twilight Saga: New Moon, released November 2009, was the third-highest grossing box office movie of the year. The highly anticipated third film, The Twilight Saga: Eclipse, hits theatres June 30, 2010. Greene will reprise the role of Alice Cullen in the fourth and fifth films in the Twilight franchise, based on the book Breaking Dawn.

Greene will appear in leading roles in three other upcoming films: Skateland, which premiered at Sundance in January 2010; The Apparition, a Warner Brothers/Dark Castle thriller slated for release in November 2011; and Butter, a Weinstein comedy with an A-list ensemble cast including Jennifer Garner and Hugh Jackman.

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For further information: For further information: Erin Wolf, KAPLOW, (212) 221-1713, ewolf@kaplowpr.com; or Kimberly Waite, mark, (212) 282-8196, kimberly.waite@avon.com, Web Site: http://www.meetmark.com

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